WBB Game Notes: FGCU

• Iowa broke the WBB all-time attendance record for a single game with 55,646 on hand for the Crossover at Kinnick exhibition against DePaul.
• Iowa advanced to its first National Championship appearance in program history in 2023.
• Gabbie Marshall became the first Iowa women’s basketball player to register 200+ 3-pointers made and 200+ steals in a career.
• Among active players, Caitlin Clark leads the country in points, ppg, 3-point FG per game, assists, apg, 3-point FG attempts, free throws made, free throw attempts, 3-point FG attempts per game and triple-doubles.
• The Hawkeyes led the country last season in field-goal percentage (51.1), scoring offense (87.3), and assists per game (20.9). They ranked in the top-10 in three additional categories, fourth in assist to turnover ratio (1.46), seventh in 3-point field goal percentage (38.0), and seventh 3-pointers per game (9.2).
• Since 2008, Bluder’s teams own a 232-43 record inside of Carver-Hawkeye Arena. In that stretch, the Hawkeyes have posted three undefeated seasons at home.
• Over the last nine years, Iowa has dropped the second-fewest regular season home games in the Big Ten.
• Iowa’s 2023-24 roster is comprised of two fifth-year, one graduate, one senior, five juniors, three sophomores, and two freshmen. Four Hawkeyes are Iowa natives, four from Illinois, two from Michigan, and one each from Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Ohio.
• Six Big Ten regular-season games will be on a nationally broadcast platform (either NBC or FOX), the most in conference history. The Hawkeyes are featured in four of the six contests – Indiana (Jan. 13/FOX), at Ohio State (Jan. 21/NBC), at Maryland (Feb. 3/FOX), Ohio State (March 3/FOX).
• Iowa has had five out of the last six Big Ten Players of the Year.
• The Hawkeyes had a nation’s best six wins against AP Top 10 opponents last season.
• For the first time in the Lisa Bluder era, the Hawkeyes knocked off an AP Top 10 team in the month of November. It has only occurred one other time in school history.
• Bluder owns a 499-250 (.666) record and a 247-141 (.637) conference mark at Iowa. In her 39 seasons as a head coach, Bluder is 855-392 (.686).

The nationally ranked Hawkeyes are set to play FGCU in the Gulf Coast Showcase on Saturday in the Semifinals. Tipoff is set for 6:30 p.m. (CT) inside a Hertz Arena in Estero, Florida. The contest will air on FloHoops (subscription required) and the Hawkeye Radio Network.

• Saturday’s contest will air on the FloHoops and on the Hawkeye Radio Network.

• Rob Brooks and Tiffany Reedy will call the action on the Hawkeye Radio Network. A link to the broadcast is available on the women’s basketball schedule page on hawkeyesports.com.
• Brooks is in his eighth year as the play-by-play announcer for the Iowa women’s basketball team. He has been Iowa football’s sideline reporter since 2004. Brooks has called seven different Iowa sports on radio or television.
• Reedy will begin her first full season providing color for radio with the Iowa women’s basketball program.
• Reedy was four-year letter winner from 2002-06 at Iowa and is a native of Dysart, Iowa.

• This will be the first meeting between the two foes.

• Marshall became the first Iowa WBB player to have 200+ steals and 200+ 3-pointers in a career.
• Clark is three double-doubles shy of reaching the Big Ten’s top-10 list for most career double-doubles in a career. (46)
• Head Coach Lisa Bluder is one win from 500 career victories at Iowa.
• Marshall (134) and Martin (130) are eyeing Monika Czinano’s games played record. (162)
• Marshall is second and Martin is tied for fifth nationally in most games played among active players.
• Clark needs 63 assists to surpass Sam Logic to be Iowa’s all-time leader in dimes.
• Iowa is 6-3 when Clark records 40 or more points.
• Clark has 44 career games with 25+ points, 5+ assists, and 5+ rebounds. (NCAA Best)
• Martin needs four assists to notch 400 in her career. She would be the 10th Hawkeye to do so.
• Clark has netted a 3-point basket in 64 consecutive games which is an NCAA best.
• Clark needs 50 rebounds to be top 10 all-time at Iowa.
• Over the last 25 seasons, no has recorded more 30+ points games than Clark. (39)
• UI has shot 50% or better from the field in eight straight quarters.
• Sharon Goodman has shot 60% or better from the floor in five out of six games this season.
• Hannah Stuelke has netted double figures in four out of six games this season.

• Dolly Cairns was named the ASUN Newcomer of the Week for her team-leading performances against Kentucky and Florida International University.
• Uju Ezeudu leads all Eagles in points per game, averaging 14.0, and has two double-double efforts on the season.
• The Eagles climbed to No. 3 in the latest CollegeInsider.com mid-major Top 25 poll.
• FGCU is the only mid-major with four straight Top 25 finishes in the AP Poll over the last four seasons
• The Green & Blue has finished in the Top 25 in five out of the last six years.
• FGCU, South Carolina, Stanford and UConn are the only four DI programs to record 30-or-more wins in three of the last five seasons.
• Maddie Antenucci dropped a career-high and a team-leading 20 points for FGCU in the victory over Delaware.
• Three fellow Eagles reached double-figures in the win as Dolly Cairns and Uju Ezeudu both added 15 points, while Brylee Bartram produced a season-high 11.
• Despite being outrounded by Delaware, FGCU defensively forced Blue Hens into 26 turnovers – just one short of tying the single-game program record. The Eagles scored 27 points off those miscues to turn the tide.